Registry of Lobbyists

Registration - In-house Organization

Mennonite Central Committee Canada / Rick Cober Bauman, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Registration Information

In-house Organization name: Mennonite Central Committee Canada
Previous in-house organization names
Responsible Officer Name: Rick Cober Bauman, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR 
Responsible Officer Change History
Initial registration start date: 2002-07-30
Registration status: Active
Registration Number: 934453-145

Associated Communications

Total Number of Communication Reports: 180

Monthly communication reports in the last 6 months: 12

Version 1 of 48 (2002-07-30 to 2003-02-07)

Version 1 of 48 (2002-07-30 to 2003-02-07) was submitted prior to the Lobbying Act coming into force on July 2, 2008. Due to different information requirements at that time, the registration is presented in the following format.

A. Organization Information

Organization: MENNONITE CENTRAL COMMITTEE CANADA
134 PLAZA DRIVE
WINNIPEG, MB  R3T 5K9
Canada
Telephone number: 204-261-6381
Fax number: 204-269-9875  
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration: DONALD G PETERS, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR  
 
Description of the organization's activities: MENNONITE CENTRAL COMMITTEE CANADA (MCCC) IS THE RELIEF, DEVELOPMENT, AND SERVICE AGENCY OF THE MENNONITE AND BRETHREN IN CHRIST CHURCHES IN CANADA. PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES IN CANADA DEAL WITH NATIVE PEOPLES, REFUGEES, CRIME AND JUSTICE ISSUES, JOB CREATION AND OTHER AREAS. OVERSEAS WORK IS DONE IN PARTNERSHIP WITH U.S. MENNONITES THROUGH THE BI-NATIONAL MENONITE CENTRAL COMMITTEE (MCC). MCC IS ACTIVE IN OVER 50 COUNTRIES IN THE AREAS OF AGRICULTURE, HEALTH, EDUCATION, SOCIAL SERVICES, PEACE AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION, AND MIRCO-ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT. IN CANADA, THERE ARE ALSO FIVE AUTONOMOUS PROVINCIAL ORGANIZATIONS ALSO CALLED MENNONITE CENTRAL COMMITTEE, WHOSE SPHERE OF ACTIVITY IS SIMILAR TO MCCC'S.
Organization's membership or classes of membership: MCCC IS SUPPORTED BY AND ACCOUNTABLE TO ELEVEN MENNONITE AND BRETHREN IN CHRIST CHURCH GROUPS COMPRISING 600 CONGREGATIONS ACROSS CANADA. THESE GROUPS ELECT REPRESENTATIVES TO THE MCCC MEMBERSHIP. THE MEMBERSHIP ALSO INCLUDES REPRESENTATIVES FROM EACH OF THE FIVE PROVINCIAL MCC ORGANIZATIONS.
 
Was the organization funded in whole or in part by any domestic or foreign government institution in the last completed financial year? Yes
End date of the organization's last completed financial year: 2001-08-31
 
List of Government Funding
Government Institution Funding Received in Last Financial Year
CIDA THROUGH CANADIAN FOODGRAINS BANK (CFGB) $2,638,906.00
CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY $2,716,720.79
IDRC $16,000.00
SASKATCHEWAN AND MANITOBA COUNCILS FOR INTERNATIONAL COOPERATIONS $124,388.00

B. Lobbyists Employed by the Organization

Name: JUSTINE FOXALL
Position title: DEPUTY DIRECTOR, INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: WILLIAM JANZEN
Position title: DIRECTOR, OTTAWA OFFICE
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: DONALD PETERS
Position title: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: TIM WICHERT
Position title: REFUGEE PROGRAM COORDINATOR
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: RICK ZERBE CORNELSEN
Position title: ABORIGINAL NEIGHBOURS COORDINATOR
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 

C. Lobbying Activity Information

Federal departments or organizations which have been or will be communicated with during the course of the undertaking: Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada, Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), Citizenship and Immigration Canada, Environment Canada, Finance Canada (FIN), Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAITC), Justice Canada (JC), National Defence (DND)
Communication techniques that have been used or are expected to be used in the course of the undertaking:
Informal communications, Meetings, Presentations, Telephone calls, Written communications, whether in hard copy or electronic format
 
Subject Matter: Areas of Concern: Aboriginal Affairs, Defence, Employment and Training, Environment, Immigration, INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT, International Relations, Justice and Law Enforcement
 
Subject Matter: Retrospective: CANADA'S INITIATIVES REGARDING AFRICA (NEPAD), PALESTINIAN/ISRAELI SITUATION, REFUGEE CONCERNS AND SPONSORSHIPS, CITIZENSHIP ACT, IMMIGRATION CONCERNS, IRAQ SANCTIONS, ANTI-TERRORISM LEGISLATION, GOVERNANCE ACT FOR ABORIGINAL PEOPLES
Subject Matter: Prospective: CANADA'S INITIATIVES REGARDING AFRICA (NEPAD), PALESTINIAN/ISRAELI SITUATION, REFUGEE CONCERNS AND SPONSORSHIPS, CITIZENSHIP ACT, IMMIGRATION CONCERNS, IRAQ SANCTIONS, ANTI-TERRORISM LEGISLATION, GOVERNANCE ACT FOR ABORIGINAL PEOPLES




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